Company: Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Skills: Field Service Tech
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Role Summary:

An experienced and highly motivated production optimization engineer is required for analyzing real-time and historical SCADA data to identify opportunities to increase well production by improving wellbore performance and enhancing artificial lift equipment run life. The successful candidate will use a range of digital solutions to analyze trends, operating conditions, well and reservoir characteristics to recommend best practices and provide technical reports. The candidate must be familiar with design, sizing and field operations of all forms of artificial lift technologies, especially electrical submersible pumps (ESPs). Prolific in technical writing with a penchant for operational details, project management, effective communications and excellent time-management skills are critical to be successful in this role.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of artificial lift systems and providing technical recommendations to reduce pump downtime and enhance well production
  • Strategize and support regional account managers to help grow BHGE market share of artificial lift systems through technical engagements
  • Regular customer presentations and deep technical discussions
  • Publish SPE papers and provide case study papers at the end of each project





  • 5+ years of experience in design, sizing and field operations of artificial lift systems
  • Degree in engineering or computer science
  • Excellent working knowledge of one or more software systems such as ProductionLink, LOWIS, Inspatial, RMC, espWatcher, XPSOC, Cygnet, vMonitor etc.
  • High level technical knowledge of upstream oil and gas production processes
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


Desired Characteristics:




  • Excellent working knowledge of ESP and other forms of artificial lift failure modes and corrective actions
  • Ability to apply critical well operation diagnostics
  • Experience in artificial lift SCADA and well site automation
  • Prior background in software project management with an operator or service company


The candidate is expected to travel up to 20% as needed to support new and ongoing projects.


Houston, Texas

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